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  • GEOPOLITICS, Asia, Conflicts

    Nicholas Miller and Vipin Narang, "How North Korea Shocked the Nuclear Experts"

    Politico Magazine - 26 Aug 2017

    This article inverses the common perspective by asking: if an impoverished dictatorship like North Korea can build a nuclear weapon against the will of the world, who can’t? The country has defied the experts about proliferation and shown that: (1) a poor state can build a bomb; (2) Dictators can manage complex projects; (3) Vulnerable states cannot be easily deterred or denied (reads in 7-8 min).

    Published in Weekly selection 2 September 2017

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  • GEOPOLITICS, Conflicts

    Jamie Bartlett, "The Next Wave of Extremism Will Be Green"

    Foreign Policy - metered paywall - 1 Sep 2017

    This article is an important warning for many industries and companies. The author of "Radicals: Outsiders Changing the World" predicts that militant environmentalism is coming and that we aren’t ready for it. He offers examples to show that radical environmentalism is not new, but we are now at a stage where climate activism is about to radicalize.  For those who know where to look, growing radicalism in green circles is already there (reads in 6-8 min).

    Published in Weekly selection 2 September 2017

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  • GEOPOLITICS, Europe, ECONOMICS, Eurozone

    Yasmeen Serhan, "Will Brexit Lead to a 'Brexodus'?"

    The Atlantic - 30 Aug 2017

    Among the myriad of unexpected or unintended consequences of Brexit, net migration is one of the most potentially significant. The difference between those entering the UK and those leaving it fell by nearly a quarter, from 327,000 last year to 246,000 this year. The UK has yet to leave the EU, but some Europeans have started leaving the UK. This is a worrisome development that will adversely impact the British economy (reads in 5-7 min).

    Published in Weekly selection 2 September 2017

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